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Garou: Mark of the Wolves is one of SNK’s finest moments. Street Fighter III: Third Strike is one of the greatest fighting games ever made. Both were under-appreciated classics upon their initial releases, but found dedicated fan bases thanks to excellent ports. But which is the best 2D fighting game? Third Strike fan Avion Foster-Jarvis and Garou lover Jeffrey L. Wilson debate the matter in an appropriate three round bout. But we want YOU to pick the winner. Leave a comment below. But for now–lets rumble!
Video game movie tie-ins have a long, rich history of being messy, sub-par affairs, but Gameloft avoids the pitfalls with its official adaptation of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises. The $6.99 iPad game isn’t an exact movie port; instead, it serves as a look at what happens between scenes. It doesn’t matter, really. The Dark Knight Rises is an enjoyable iOS game featuring solid combat, atmospheric visuals, and great voice acting that would make it a game of note, movie tie-in or not.
The weather outside is scorching, it’s the dog days of summer after all, so what’s better than remaining inside to play a few good games? Well, this: Playing titles that feature gameplay elements that recall the cooler moments of our existences. From adventures games to fighters to racers, we present five cool video games that will help keep your brains off the rising temperatures.
Beenox was kind enough to allow players to discover a plethora of alternative Spider-Man costumes by finding the hidden Spider-Man logos scattered throughout Manhattan. Although this How To offers a way to quickly unlock several costumes, there may be more suits than what’s listed below due to the fact that there’s extra space in the virtual closet where you store said get-ups. We’ll update this list as we gather more information.
Superhero games are usually hit or miss affairs, with “miss,” unfortunately, being the usual mark. Developer Beenox has a track record that lies somewhere between. It’s handled Spider-Man’s video game exploits for the past few years, producing games such as Spider-Man: Edge of Time and Shattered Dimensions–and they’ve been decent. Beenox’s newest Spidey license title, The Amazing Spider-Man, changes all that.
Slant Six Games did a great job filling in the blanks with Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City. The single-player campaign is a bit short, but the story telling is magnificent. The online multiplayer is good when it works and the four modes are fun to pass time with some friends. When it doesn’t, though, it feels rushed and unfinished.
Ubisoft is the reigning dance game champ. From the popular Just Dance series (and all its spin-offs) to Michael Jackson: The Experience, Ubisoft knows how to make gamers and non-gamers alike get off their duffs and boogey. The company’s latest game, Just Dance Kids 2, continues the tradition, and is a pretty fine dance game to boot.
There were a lot of interesting things at this year’s CES, but the most interesting by far was Liquipel, a company that specializes in waterproofing electronics such as iPhones. Using a nano coating to permeate the inside and outside of your device, Liquipel helps prevents water damage from accidental spills. You can check out the list of approved electronics on its site.
MadCatz showcases a slew of new video game fight pads, fight sticks, and PC gaming accessories at CES 2012. Here’s the first of our many hands-on pieces at MadCatz’ CES 2012 booth. This time up, we look at Street Fighter X Tekken and Soul Calibur V fight sticks.
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, a squad-based shooter, is unlike any other Resident Evil game before it–and perhaps changing the formula is exactly what the series needs.